The Vicksburg Campaign, November 1862-July 1863 continues the series of campaign brochures commemorating our national sacrifices during the American Civil War. Author Christopher R. Gabel examines the operations for the control of Vicksburg, Mississippi. President Abraham Lincoln called Vicksburg "the key," and indeed it was as control of the Mississippi River depended entirely on the taking of this Confederate strognhold. This brochure includes five maps and fifteen illustrations. Middle school through academic level students may be interested in this resource as a reference for research papers and essays about the United States Civil War as part of Social Studies or American History required curriculum. Additionally, U.S. military leaders, strategists, military science students, Civil War buffs, and historians, especially military historians may be interested in this volume. Middle School, High School, Undergraduate, Community College, Graduate school and public libraries as well as Federal/State/Municipal Government libraries may wish to have a copy of this volume in their American History reference collections.